When you look in the better home decor magazines or watch the home makeover programs on television it is obvious that the bathroom has become more sophisticated and luxurious; things like handsome teak bathroom mats and furniture, heated towel racks and a fancy shower or bath caddy are all standard issue in a modern bathroom. Most of us must live with the bathrooms we have because a new toilet, sink or tub is probably not in the budget but that does not mean that we can’t enjoy many of the same spa-like amenities in the mean time.
Helen Bamboo Bath Tub Caddy, $39.99, www.bedbathandbeyond.com
Take a look online at the website of your favorite major bed and bath store – the selection is amazing and you can browse for ideas and inspiration any time of the day or night from the comfort and safety of home. It’s easy to compare features and benefits along with price so you can feel certain you are getting a good deal plus it can be very helpful to read the reviews written by people just like you who have already bought the very items you may be considering.
Choose practical things for update
A handheld showerhead is a great example of a practical upgrade that will enjoyed by family members of all ages. Use it to bathe children, shampoo hair, wash pets, water plants or even to clean the tub or shower enclosure. Most handheld showerheads are designed to be installed without the help of a plumber; add a shower seat or bench so you can bathe while seated or enjoy a relaxing water massage. Should you have an injury a handheld showerhead can be invaluable because it directs the water spray precisely where you want it.